Dragons have captured the imaginations of artists for eons. Images of these fiery beasts appear in the earliest myths, on the armor of medieval knights, and in today's popular culture. Use this book to create your own fantastic renderings of mankind's favorite foe-the dragon! Dragon aficionado and acclaimed artist Lora S. Irish shares tips and techniques for creating your own exciting dragon drawings. Whether you are a beginner or an accomplished artist, you'll find terrific ideas here for dragon art in any medium. Discover how to bring out your dragon's personality with ornamentation, and how to draw realistic scales. Get fundamental insights on legendary dragon breeds and practical anatomy. This treasure trove of dragon designs offers more than 50 original patterns, ready for use across a variety of arts and crafts.